Archive | December, 2011

The Hotties: 2011 Year-End Awards

Pat at Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist has announced his 2011 Hotties! Head on over to his blog to find out which NSB author won the Rookie of the Year Award…

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A Review: The Panama Laugh

“Review: The Panama Laugh by Thomas S. Roche Posted on December 29, 2011 in Horror, Sci Fi, Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Zombies! with 0 Comments The Panama Laugh by Thomas S. Roche Publisher:Night Shade Books/Aug. 2011 Horror/Sci-fi 4.5/5 Ex-mercenary, pirate, and gun-runner Dante Bogart knows he’s screwed the pooch after he hands one of his shady […]

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A Review: The Twilight of Lake Woebegotten

“For many moons, Garrison Keillor has been broadcasting and writing about Lake Wobegon, a fictional town in Minnesota based, in part, on his hometown of Anoka. Similarly, Stephenie Meyer has been writing about the romantic possibilities if you put a vampire and a predatory young lady in the same room, and wait to see who’s […]

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The Best Apocalyptic Fiction Releases of 2011

Paul Goat Allen has named his Best Apocalyptic Fiction Releases of 2011 at B&N.com. Check out which four outstanding NSB titles made the list here.

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The Ranting Dragon: Top 10 Best Fantasy Debuts of 2011

The Ranting Dragon announced their Top 10 Fantasy Debuts of 2011 today and we’re excited to see that three Night Shade titles have made the list – God’s War, The Emperor’s Knife and The Winds of Khalakovo. Head over to The Ranting Dragon to read the full list.

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A Review: Seed

“The world is a broken place, civilization is barely holding to its collective sanity as the US government has all but collapsed, and resources have nearly been tapped dry. Rob Ziegler’s debut novel, Seed, imagines this world with a great deal of believability. Like many bleak fictional futures, the line between industry and government is […]

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The Best Fantasy Releases of 2011

Paul Goat Allen has named Of Blood and Honey as one of the Best Fantasy Releases of 2011 over at B&N.com. Follow the link to see the full list. And Blue Skies from Pain, book two in The Fey and the Fallen series, is due out in March.

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Get Published Interview Jeremy Lassen

“As I talked about last episode, I went to World Fantasy Convention hoping to line up some guests for the show. The first, with Michael Stackpole was a great conversation but there was a lot of background noise that I wasn’t able to clean up. My second interview also suffers from background noise, this time […]

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A Review: Alien Contact

“I like short fiction. The mode of it allows writers to expand and explore in a way that the novel or even novella really cannot match. These thought experiments prod your mind to think outside of the box. And being a young(ish) fan of short fiction, I also appreciate publishers willing to create reprint anthologies. […]

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A Review: Enormity

“Manny Lopes is an American working in Korea, is sort-of married and is sort-of having an affair with a co-worker. One day an accidental (or is it?) quantum explosion occurs, turning Manny into the size of a mountain…one of the BIGGEST characters ever to appear in a novel. While Korea is dealing with him (every […]

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